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Innovation and Algorithmic Trading Event at UCL

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21 January 2011

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LMAX in collaboration with University College London

Wednesday 23rd February, 1.00 – 5.00pm, University College London, Roberts G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre Roberts Building, Malet Place WC1E 6PJ.

LMAX is a new financial trading company which recently launched its FX and CFD retail exchange in the UK. Initially established by Betfair and driven by technological innovation, LMAX is currently interested in working with UK PhD students to develop a series of trading algorithms to oer to its retail client
base. If you are interested in the development of algorithmic trading models and systems you are invited to attend this free event.

UCL’s Banking Science department and LMAX are organising this joint event to bring together university researchers and financial industry professionals who are interested in developing trading algorithms and sharing their experience on the subject. The event will be of interest to academics, PhD and Masters Students and retail traders interested in automated trading strategies.

Participants will learn more about LMAX’s innovative technology and approach to algorithmic trading as well has hearing from recognised academics in this field. This free event will provide valuable insights into this fast growing segment of the retail financial trading industry.

If you are interested in making a short presentation or producing a poster about your work in algorithmic trading, please send your details using the contact provided below. The best poster will be rewarded with an iPad.

In the build-up to this exciting event, participants might wish to share their views on the LMAX Community where a dedicated thread will be open for discussions and debates:

A detailed agenda will be provided closer to the event.

Confirmed speakers
• Peter McBurney, Professor of Computer Science, King’s College
• Guest speaker, Optiver
• Daniel Brown, Entrepreneur in Residence, Dept of Computer Science, University College London
• Robin Osmond, Chief Executive Officer, LMAX
• Martin Thompson, Chief Technology Officer, LMAX

For enquiries and to book your free place, please email Yonita Carter, UCL Banking Science at